Jim 'N Nick's takes its casual dining pulled pork and Angus brisket barbecue concept to Charlotte, North Carolina where it is currently hiring. The chain promises "No shortcuts ever." The menu features "the best of Southern culture."

LocationVestavia Hills, Ala.
2007 Systemwide Sales$43,500,000*
% Change in Sales29.9%
2007 U.S. Units21
% Change in Units23.5%
2007 Average Unit Volume$2,300,000*
% Change in AUV2.2%
Future 50 Year2008